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Discover what University of Waterloo students can do for your talent needs.

  • Designated Canada's most innovative university for the past 25 years, our students and alumni are quick learners who bring fresh ideas fuelled by passion and intelligence to your organization.
  • Waterloo students are exposed to academic excellence. The University is home to many distinguished faculty and researchers including two Canada Excellence Research Chairs, 65 Canada Research Chairs, four Killam Prize winners, and more.  
  • Upon graduation, students will have completed four to six work terms in a competitive employment process - the equivalent of two years of work experience.
  • The success they achieve in co-op translates to our graduates enjoying higher employment rates, more jobs related to their field of study, and higher earnings compared to other students in Canada.         

We're grooming the next generation of the workforce and invite you to become a part of it. Put your organization at the forefront of innovation by hiring Waterloo.

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  1. Mar. 22, 2017Celebrate National Co-op Education Week with contest

    By Christine Nhan

    It’s National Co-op Education Week! From March 20 to March 24, the Canadian Association for Co-operative Education (CAFCE) is running a social media contest to celebrate the growth and impact that co-operative education has across Canada.

  2. Mar. 8, 2017University support helps co-op student find work term success

    Third-year Kinesiology student Christian Delayun just finished an incredible co-op work term at the University of Waterloo’s Cardiovascular and Vascular Dynamics Lab where he examined changes in the pre- and post-flight cardiovascular health of astronauts.

  3. Mar. 1, 2017Co-op mentors and real-life work experience

    by Naz Kittani

    A concrete furniture warehouse, a cereal company and a world-leading automotive manufacturer: what do these have in common? For fourth-year Chemical Engineering student Eric Park, these very different co-op work term settings provided the foundations, skills and mentorship that he credits with preparing him for a career.

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